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We Bought a Zoo (2011)

Release Date : 23 Dec 2011


Director    :   Cameron Crowe
Writer    :   Aline Brosh McKenna (screenplay), Cameron Crowe (screenplay), Benjamin Mee (book)
Stars    :   Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Colin Ford
Genre    :   Comedy, Drama, Family
Runtime    :   124 min
Box office    :   $72,700,000
Content Rating    :   PG
Awards    :   1 win & 8 nominations.

Rating :
 : 6.9 /  10

Storyline

Benjamin has lost his wife. In a bid to start his life over, he purchases a large house that has a zoo. This is welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the head keeper, Kelly, and the rest of the zoo staff. But, the zoo soon runs into financial trouble. The staff must get the zoo back to its former glory, pass a zoo inspection, and get it back open to the public.

  • 7.1/ 10
    IMDb
  • 58/ 100
    Metacritic
  • 6.7/ 10
    TMDb

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